Google getting close to bringing Material Design to the desktop Chrome browser

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Google’s Material Design guidelines have been around for a couple years now and have gone a long way to giving apps on Android smartphones and tablets a more consistent look and feel. The idea of a flatter landscape has slowly worked its way into things like web design as well. One place where a change has not taken place has largely been on the desktop. Although users may benefit from Material enhancements to sites they visit, the actual Chrome browser itself has not seen any significant updates to the interface to bring Material design to the desktop. That looks like it may change soon as developers have started discussions on rollout plans and recent builds of the Chrome browser even include some of the code already. Read more

Talk Android Apps of the Week: January 31, 2016

 

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It’s Sunday, the time of the week when Talk Android brings you a report on some of the very best applications we’ve been using over the course of the past seven days. Today we’re focusing our attention on a fantastic parcel tracking service, an extremely reliable weather forecasting service, a great fitness rewards tool and last, but not least, an essential companion for all you coffee lovers.

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Leaked teaser points to February 21 for #TheNextGalaxy from Samsung

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It’s all but confirmed that we’ll see the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge appear at MWC 2016 in Barcelona next month. Almost guaranteeing that we’ll see the two phones on the much-anticipated February 21 date are two stills shared by Evan Blass, presumably taken from a teaser video that has yet to be released by Samsung.

The images show that #TheNextGalaxy is coming on February 21, 2016.

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